Nazi Soundscapes : Sound, Technology and Urban Space in Germany, 1933-1945 /

Following the formation of the German National Socialist Party in the 1920s, various forms of sound (popular music, voice, noise and silence) and media technology (radio and loudspeaker systems) were configured as useful to the party's political programme. Focusing on the urban "soundscape...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: JSTOR (Organization)
Format: eBook
Published: [Place of publication not identified] : Amsterdam University Press, 2012.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Affirmative Resonances in Urban Space
  • The Festivalisation of the Everyday
  • Mobilising Sound for the Nation at War
  • Cinema as a Gesamtkunstwerk?
  • Afterword: Echoes of the Past.
  • Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; Modern Sound and the Metropolis; Modern Modes of Listening; Theorising Listening Attention and Sound Technology; Researching Historical Soundscapes; 1. Affirmative Resonances in Urban Space; Auditory Perception and Affirmative Resonance; Sonic Brawling and Aesthetic Occupations of Public Space; Publicising Songs, Institutionalising Schlageter; The Call for National Awakening; Conclusion; 2. The Festivalisation of the Everyday; A Festival for Everyone?; Radio and the Modern Festival; Festive Exclusions: The Carnival Heimat.
  • Anti-Semitic Violence as FestivalConclusion; 3. Mobilising Sound for the Nation at War; Imagining National Community; Radio Sounds as National Celebration; Alarm Sounds as Acoustic Signals; Suspicious Sounds; Conclusion; 4. Cinema as a Gesamtkunstwerk?; The Gesamtkunstwerk in Cinema; Acoustic Metaphors: From Symphony to Postcard; Rhythmic Harmony: Sound as a Controlled Event; Synchronising the Nazi Era?; Conclusion; Afterword: Echoes of the Past; Notes; Introduction; Notes to Chapter 1; Notes to Chapter 2; Notes to Chapter 3; Notes to Chapter 4; Notes to Afterword; Bibliography.
  • Interviews (Selection)Track List; Track 1 [03:05 mins]; Track 2 [03:18 mins]; Track 3 [02:05 mins]; Track 4 [27:55 mins]; Track 5 [02:30 mins]; Track 6 [00:30 mins]; Index; Index of Names; Index of Subjects.